FC Porto 5-0 Leicester: Silva (2), Corona, Brahimi and Jota scored for Dragões Premier League champions Leicester were hit with a reality check after their fairytale unbeaten run in the Champions League came to an abrupt end. Leicester City travelled to Portugal for their final Champions League Group G game against FC Porto without needing 

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Predicting the stars of the future has always been something I loved doing. Having talks with your friends at school to who will be the next great footballer was a fond memory. Telling people who had no idea about Neymar was when he was at Santos that he will be the next big thing and 

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India is slowly emerging as a rather profitable market for football, with the Indian Super League attracting names like Robert Pires and top Premier League clubs attempting to woo their Indian fans during festivities such as Diwali and Holi through the social media. The subcontinent’s new crowning achievement comes in the form of Premier Futsal, 

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Reports emerging from Spain suggest that Chelsea are expected to intensify their pursuit for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata. The 23-year old- who is now valued at around £66 million- joined Juventus in 2014, but has only recently resigned with the Los Blancos. Since departing for the Old Lady, the Spaniard has improved in skill 

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The most outstanding young Ghanaian player in Europe last season was Bernard Mensah. The 20-year-old played for Portuguese side Vitoria Guimaraes. Mensah is a product of Gomoa Fetteh Feyenoord, now known as the West African Football Academy. His exploits did not go unnoticed as he was snapped up 2014 Spanish La Liga champions Atletico Madrid. He has signed a 

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Quick Facts: Name: Jeffrey Schlupp Age: 22 Place of Birth: Hamburg, Germany Position: Left back/winger Club: Leicester City Jeffrey Schlupp is undoubtedly the reason why Leicester City are in the English Premier League; so impressive that he has been voted Leicester’s players as the Player of the Year at the end of the 2014-15 season alongside being named 

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Youngster Moses Odjer is earning good reviews in Italy.The 19 year old player is currently on loan with Salernitana in the Italian second tier.The central midfielder is a product of Tema Youth in Accra. He joined Catania from Tema youth in 2014.   Quick facts Name:Moses Odjer Age:19 Place of Birth:Tema Position:Central Midfielder Club: Salernitana (on loan from 

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In the past few weeks, Riechedly Bazoer’s profile has steadily grown from a precocious talent who has become a prominent fixture in Frank De Boer’s starting lineup to scoring on his debut for the Dutch Under-21 side in its qualifying campaign for the Under-21 European Championship to a much deserved call up by Danny Blind 

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The average age of a goalkeeper in the Norwegian top division is 27 years, but at Odd BK a 19-year-old is performing so well that he is being hailed as the biggest Norwegian keeper talent since Tottenham legend Erik Thorstvedt.   QUICK FACTS Name: Sondre Rossbach Age: 19 D.O.B: 07 February 1996 Position: Goalkeeper Club: 

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He has barely made his debut in the Norwegian Tippeligaen, but 17-year-old winger Rafik Zekhnini has already impressed enough to be chased by the likes of Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund.   QUICK FACTS Name: Rafik Zekhnini Age: 17. D.o.B: 12/01/1998 Position: Left winger Club: Odd BK The rapid left winger ran circles around Dortmund 

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Name: Robbie Kruse Position: Winger Age: 26 Country: Australia Club: Bayer Leverkusen   Troubled start After a troubled start to his professional career, Robbie Kruse has worked diligently and transformed into one of his national team’s most important players. A knee injury ruled the winger out of the 2014 World Cup and his absence was 

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